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Chevron Maxi-Skirt

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Sewing With Knits: 5 Wardrobe Essentials taught by Meg McElwee

Stretch your sewing skills by making a soft T-shirt, comfy yoga pants, a fleecy hoodie or a flowing dress with Meg McElwee of Sew Liberated.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Whimsical, Classic
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What materials did you use? Polyester jersey knit, fusible batting tape, and Bottom Line thread.

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What are you most proud of? This fabric is so drapey, and perfect for a skirt! I just drew the pattern down until the straight side was 38 inches long. The bottom circumference is 60 inches. The batting tape did make the hem a little tight, so next time I might stretch the fabric a little when I iron on the tape.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? On every skirt that I have made from this course, the waistband is always too loose. I looked, and the waistband pattern for the medium yoga pants is 1 1/4 inches smaller than the medium waistband for the skirt. Why is that? So I used the yoga pants waistband pattern, and it worked perfectly!

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3 o f these skirts eh?! ( that's Canadian for, I'm not sure what y'all say) ...that says a lot about the pattern. It's on my to do list for next week. :) As always, nice job

06/22/2014 Flag